Committee-Sponsored Sessions at the APA 2017 Pacific Division Meeting

The 2017 Pacific Division Meeting will take place April 12–15 at the Westin Seattle. For those able to attend the meeting, the sessions sponsored by APA committees are listed below. Consult your conference program or the Guidebook App for more information.

Wednesday, April 12

9:00 a.m. Bodies, Embodiment, and Bodilessness: Reading Gender through Classical Indian Sources, sponsored by the  Committee on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

9:00 a.m. Book Symposium: José-Antonio Orosco’s Toppling the Melting Pot: Immigration and Multiculturalism in American Pragmatism sponsored by the Committee on Hispanics

9:00 a.m. Experimental Semantics from a Cross-Cultural Perspective, Sponsored by the Committee on International Cooperation

9:00 a.m. Knowledge and Action: East Meets West, sponsored by the Committee on International Cooperation

Noon 2017 Carus Lectures, sponsored by the Committee on Lectures, Publications, and Research

1:00 p.m. Enforcing Immigration Law: Philosophical Issues, sponsored by the Committee on Philosophy and Law

1:00 p.m. Writing Op-Eds: Why and How, sponsored by the Committee on Public Philosophy

4:00 p.m. Creolizing Hegel, sponsored by the Committee on Hispanics and the Committee on the Status of Black Philosophers

6:00 p.m. Epistemological Pluralism: At the Intersection of Native and Non-Native Traditions, sponsored by the Committee on Indigenous Philosophers

Thursday April 13

9:00 a.m. Institutional and Attitudinal Barriers, sponsored by the Committee on Hispanics, the Committee on Inclusiveness, the Committee on Pre-College Instruction in Philosophy, the Committee on the Status of Black Philosophers, Committee on the Status of Women in Philosophy, and the Committee on the Teaching of Philosophy

9:00 a.m. 2016 Lebowitz Prize Exchange, sponsored by the Committee on Lectures, Publications, and Research

Noon 2017 Carus Lectures sponsored by the Committee on Lectures, Publications, and Research

1:00 p.m. How Do We Address Social and Political Flashpoints in Philosophy Courses?, sponsored by the Committee on Hispanics, the Committee on Pre-College Instruction in Philosophy, the Committee on the Status of Black Philosophers, the Committee on the Status of Women in Philosophy, Committee on the Teaching of Philosophy, and the Committee on Inclusiveness

1:00 p.m. New Funding Organizations and the Direction of Philosophy, sponsored by the Committee on Lectures, Publications, and Research

4:00 p.m. Outreach and Issues of Recruitment/Retention, sponsored by the Committee on Hispanics, the Committee on Inclusiveness, the Committee on Pre-College Instruction in Philosophy, the Committee on the Status of Black Philosophers, the Committee on the Status of Women in Philosophy, and the Committee on the Teaching of Philosophy

6:00 p.m. Issues of Inclusion and Diversity in Hiring Practices, sponsored by the Committee on Hispanics, the  Committee on Inclusiveness, the Committee on Pre-College Instruction in Philosophy, the Committee on the Status of Black Philosophers, the Committee on the Status of Women in Philosophy, and the Committee on the Teaching of Philosophy

Friday, April 14

9:00 a.m. Kafka Prize Symposium, sponsored by the Committee on Lectures, Publications, and Research

9:00 a.m. Symposium: Elizabeth Barnes’s The Minority Body, sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Philosophy

Noon 2017 Carus Lectures, sponsored by the Committee on Lectures, Publications, and Research

1:00 p.m. Dealing with the Unreal, sponsored by the Committee on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

4:00 p.m. 2017 Berger Memorial Prize in Philosophy and Law, sponsored by the Committee on Philosophy and Law

4:00 p.m. Dialogues Between African and Asian Philosophy, sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Black Philosophers

Saturday April 15

9:00 a.m. Ronald Dworkin’s Jurisprudence: A Retrospective, sponsored by the Committee on Philosophy and Law

4:00 p.m. The Current State of Asian and Asian-American Philosophers, sponsored by the Committee on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

4:00 p.m. Sanders Lecture, sponsored by the Committee on Lectures, Publications, and Research

4:00 p.m. Curricular and Extracurricular Approaches to High School Philosophy, sponsored by the Committee on Pre-College Instruction in Philosophy

 Let us know in the comments section below which sessions you are most excited about attending.